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Fri Oct 27, 2017, 08:13 PM

And this is why it's a bad idea for mixed gender nuclear sub crews

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5025485/HMS-Sex-Cocaine.html

In one of the worst scandals to hit the Navy, the crew from HMS Vigilant – which carries the Trident nuclear deterrent – were sent home and kicked out of the service after the class A drug was found in their blood.

They are alleged to have had drug-fuelled parties while the submarine was docked in the US to pick up nuclear warheads. One man is said to have had sex with a prostitute in a swimming pool.

It can also be revealed that the submarine's second-in-command, Lieutenant Commander Michael Seal, 36, has been removed amid claims of an extra-marital affair with a female engineering officer – Lieutenant Hannah Litchfield, 27. She too has been taken off the vessel.

The submarine was already embroiled in controversy over an alleged affair between its captain, Commander Stuart Armstrong, 41, and Sub-Lieutenant Rebecca Edwards, 25. Again, both have been removed from duty on board.

The submarine's captain and his second-in-command are the only officers on board with access to a grey safe which contains a 'letter of last resort' from the Prime Minister. It details guidance and orders to be followed should the UK be attacked with nuclear weapons.

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Reply And this is why it's a bad idea for mixed gender nuclear sub crews (Original post)
Currentsitguy Oct 2017 OP
DoDaMan Oct 2017 #1
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Dinkydow Oct 2017 #3
M411 Oct 2017 #4
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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Fri Oct 27, 2017, 08:29 PM

1. In the 1st Gulf War we combat soldiers had very little if any contact with female

soldiers. But do not stress, when we did they were selling "it" for $100 a pop. Most were female lieutenants and they'd easily make $1000/night...after night, after night.

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Response to DoDaMan (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 27, 2017, 08:45 PM

2. I'm rather libertarian about these things, in most circumstances

If someone is a willing seller and another is a willing buyer, more power to them. Mix in drugs and nuclear warheads, however, and I'm a bit more circumspect, particularly since British Tridents have no Permissive Action Links. It's just not conducive to good morale and order in the close quarters of a sub. I don't care if it's crewed by all women, or all men, they should stay segregated. Ships are bad enough.

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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Fri Oct 27, 2017, 09:44 PM

3. Farmers in rural areas have a bit of wisdom which is applicable in this case

1. You don't breed the working stock.
2. You don't work the breeding stock.

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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Sat Oct 28, 2017, 12:28 AM

4. the Royal Navy has a persistent problem with cannibalism ...


Sir John Cunningham:
and may I take this opportunity of emphasizing that there is no cannibalism in the British Navy. Absolutely none, and when I say none, I mean there is a certain amount

http://www.montypython.net/scripts/pahoe.php

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Response to M411 (Reply #4)

Sat Oct 28, 2017, 12:36 AM

5. Thank god they weren't part of the Kilimanjaro Expedition

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